Advocacy | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

Advocating For An Equal Chance For All

UWBA advocates at state capitol in support of California’s children and immigrant families It’s state budget season in Sacramento and our legislators are hard at work hammering out the details of this year’s state budget. While our leaders...

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Impact | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

United Way Reboots Brand With Help of New Tech Tools

How does a 132 year-old organization like the United Way stay fresh in fast-changing tech times? Chief Marketing Officer of United Way Worldwide, Lisa Bowman talks about how United Way reframed its brand and teamed up with Salesforce.org...

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Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Artist-friendly, Free Tax Preparation

Gina is a San Francisco-based artist who got her taxes done with United Way’s free tax prep program, Earn It! Keep It! Save It!. See what she loves about it.    

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Paying It Forward, Tax Free

Name A Charity As One of Your IRA or 401(k) Beneficiaries My mother was a frugal woman. She was born in the depths of the Great Depression to first generation Americans—people whose lives were governed by a fierce...

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United Way Bay Area

Connect to jobs, internships and more!

Are you interested in job or internship opportunities? Check out these San Francisco-based organizations to help you connect to jobs, internships or other services! Communities in Harmony Advocating for Learning and Kids (CHALK) CHALK is a youth-led project...

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Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Who says taxes can’t be easy?

See why Alice is all smiles about United Way’s Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Program.     Meet Alice. She lives in the Tenderloin and has been coming to get help with her taxes for the past...

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Impact | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

SparkPoint at Community College: A Bright Spot in the Bay Area

In our last post, we celebrated our 10-year anniversary of SparkPoint, the life-changing program that’s helping struggling Bay Area residents move up the economic ladder. At SparkPoint, individuals can receive financial coaching, debt-reduction help, career counseling and access to...

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Empowering Youth | United Way Bay Area

Youth Career Expo Helps Bridge the Opportunity Gap

OnTrack Career Expo Engages San Francisco Students in Interactive Exhibits and Coaching at LinkedIn     The energy in the room was buzzing as high school students connected with volunteer career coaches at United Way Bay Area’s annual...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Local Berkeleyan Gives Back to the Bay Area

Robert Spear, PhD. knows a thing or two about research. As a Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Public Health, he’s written and co-authored over a hundred papers on various topics in environmental...

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Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

CEO Anne Wilson: Looking Back, Moving Forward

In honor of women’s history month, Anne Wilson talks about her professional journey from college intern to CEO of UWBA, a career that spans nearly four decades. Her passion, dedication, and leadership are an inspiration to both women...

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